| Mar 12, 2015
| 5:21 PM
An immigration appeals court has upheld the deportation of a former Salvadoran general living in Florida, finding him complicit in the rape and murder of three American Maryknoll nuns and the torture of political prisoners.
Testimony in the case...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Conservative radio commentator Rush Limbaugh and others have blamed the current measles outbreak on children illegally crossing the southern border of the U.S.
"Children sick, healthy, you name it — poor, ill-educated, just tens of thousands of...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 8:04 PM
"They call it Door of the Devil," wrote Times journalist Laurie Becklund in 1983, "a craggy spot not far from downtown San Salvador where the earth ends, plunging into a sheer, mist-filled ravine."
Becklund had been reporting from El Salvador for nearly...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 7:38 AM
SAN SALVADOR - El arzobispo de San Salvador Oscar Arnulfo Romero, asesinado en 1980 y cuya beatificación fue aprobada hoy por el papa Francisco, fue considerado "la voz de los sin voz" por su defensa de los derechos humanos y sociales en los años...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:29 PM
After Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot to death as he said Mass, Danlio Macias’ family mourned as if one of its own had been killed.
“I see these photos,” Macias said, eyes red with tears as he visited the site of Romero’s...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 7:15 PM
His was one of the first and most credible voices to criticize human-rights atrocities by a Salvadoran regime that the U.S. was backing. And it cost him his career as an American diplomat.
Robert E. White, a former ambassador who became an outspoken...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:33 PM
During the 1980s, El Salvador was the single largest recipient of U.S. military hardware and weaponry in the Western Hemisphere. Although the Central American country's civil war ended in 1992, the guns, grenades and bullets linger, as do their...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Have you ever wondered what a world without abortion might actually look like?
Let me amend that: There will obviously never be a world without abortion. Have you ever wondered what a world without legal abortion would look like?
If so, look no...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 12:31 PM
SAN SALVADOR - Víctimas del conflicto armado salvadoreño marcharon hoy por San Salvador par rechazar la decisión de la Alcaldía de la ciudad de dar a una calle el nombre del fallecido militar Roberto D'Aubuisson, presunto autor intelectual del asesinato...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Since she was 7 years old, Donatila Leticia Munoz Orantes has wanted to become a U.S. citizen. On Wednesday, her 100th birthday, her wish came true.
Munoz Orantes, a native Nicaraguan who lives with her daughter in Germantown, came to the United...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:52 PM
In the quest for simple answers to complex problems, one irrational explanation for the humanitarian crisis at our southern border demands an unqualified refutation.
That would be the conspiracy theory being peddled by conservatives that President Obama...